Weekly News Clips in Marine Conservation

Hello, here are your news clips: OCEAN ACIDIFICATION: Acidifying Oceans Could Hit California Mussels, a Key Species Science Daily: Ocean acidification, a consequence of climate change, could weaken the shells of California mussels and diminish their body mass, with serious implications for coastal ecosystems, UC Davis researchers will report July 15 in the Journal of Experimental
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It’s Essential to Sushi, but can it Power Our Homes?

We’ve used up the land, so let’s head to the ocean! While we should cut carbon emitting sources of fuel altogether, biofuels have benefits. Biofuels are renewable resources that lack severe greenhouse gas emissions and the extraction atrocities associated with traditional oil-based fuels. The caveat surrounding biofuels is the abundance of land and freshwater resources
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Way to go, Congressman Farr!

The following article can also be found on the website of Congressman Sam Farr (Democrat – 17th district of California). His efforts yesterday have made a huge difference, and we here at Marine Conservation Institute are very appreciative! We hope everyone will voice support for Congressman Farr’s amendment to the House Commerce, Justice, & Science
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Fish Farms: The Answer to Sustainable Consumption?

Headlining Time Magazine this week is the debated issue of aquaculture’s role in the future of fish consumption. Despite the efforts to protect our oceans and build sustainable fisheries, ocean resources continue to quiver on the edge of extinction, forcing us to find an alternative to fishing. For example, look at the case of tuna.
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